Treat time at John Lewis and KuPP Oxford #JohnLewis

Treat time at John Lewis and KuPP Oxford

It’s not often I get to spend time away from my son in the evenings, but when an invitation popped into my inbox recently, I just knew I had to make it work, and I got to take a friend with me too!  Bonus.  We were off to enjoy some treat… Continue reading »

Family dining at The Alchemist in Oxford

Moroccan Lamb Rump

My son is getting to an age now where eating out is a more pleasurable experience.  Don’t get me wrong, he can still be very fussy, but he’s realised that he can enjoy himself in different environments.  I’ve been to the new Westgate shopping complex in Oxford a number of… Continue reading »

Eating out at Beefeater Applecart Didcot

Beefeater Applecart Didcot

January has to be my least favourite month of the year.  It’s cold, dark, often wet and just a let down after all the fun and festivities of December.  We’d had a really up and down week here last week.  A terrible start to the week, but my son had… Continue reading »

Exploring the new Westgate Oxford

Exploring the new Westgate Oxford

People always laugh when they discover that considering how close to Oxford I’ve lived for well over thirty years, that until my son was born eight years ago, I’d rarely ever visited or county town.  Since my son arrived on the scene we visited the numerous museums countless times but… Continue reading »

The Fox Inn at Boars Hill – review and family meal giveaway

The Fox Inn at Boars Hill

With it being half term and Daddy P’s birthday on Tuesday we decided to celebrate by having a meal out at The Fox Inn at Boars Hill.  Situated some six miles south of Oxford City Centre on the outskirts of Boars Hill village the pub dates back to the 1930’s. There’s… Continue reading »

Franco Manca Oxford #francomanca

Franco Manca Oxford

It’s the worst kept secret in the world that I have a pizza addict in my 7 year old son.  I swear he would eat pizza every day given half a chance. Please tell me I’m not alone in this.  I keep telling him that one day I’ll take him… Continue reading »